Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]...

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July 18, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Littwin’s Official Unofficial This is Really the Last One #CO2018 governor’s primary post-script

By popular demand, the Littwin gov panel has reconvened for a gov primary postscript. Now that the race is over and Jared Polis and Walker […]...

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June 30, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics

Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.

About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov. John […]...

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June 18, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

DONNA LYNNE | A healthcare exec. A lieutenant governor. A first-time candidate fights to make her mark.

As political strategists tell it, voters typically remember no more than two things about people seeking public office. Thing No. 1 about Donna Lynne: When […]...

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June 16, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Greene, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: So much for the Dem civil war. In CO gov primary, it’s all nuance and Trump.

The strangest thing happened in the Democratic primary race a couple weeks ago. It finally got started. I know, it has been a year since […]...

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June 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics

Hickenlooper vetoes bill to limit public access to child autopsy reports, citing “societal benefits” of transparency

Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a proposed law Friday that would have limited public access to child autopsy reports in an effort to protect the privacy […]...

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June 1, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Hickenlooper names judge who presided over trial of Aurora theater shooter to CO Supreme Court

Gov. John Hickenlooper, cementing his imprint on Colorado’s Supreme Court, on Wednesday appointed Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. to the state’s highest court. Samour, formerly […]...

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May 30, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

What Colorado lawmakers did for and to schools in 2018

The Colorado General Assembly’s 2018 session ended with a down-to-the-wire compromise on pension reform that left some teachers feeling bruised, but Gov. John Hickenlooper said […]...

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May 11, 2018 Chalkbeat, CO House 2018, CO Senate 2018, Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, Politics, The Mix

As race for Colorado governor heats up, Donna Lynne loses her campaign manager and top consultant

Two top staffers for Donna Lynne’s campaign for governor have left or are on the way out amid a staffing shakeup just as the latest […]...

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May 9, 2018 2018 Governor Race, All stories, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Here’s how Colorado schools would spend an extra $100 million (or more) from the state

Update: By Friday, the JBC had set aside $150 million to increase funding to schools. Legislators on the Joint Budget Committee unanimously decided last week […]...

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March 26, 2018 Chalkbeat, Colorado state legislature 2018, Education, Just In, The Mix

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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